V8 engine


V8 engine

A V8 engine is a V engine with eight cylinders mounted on the crankcase in two banks of four cylinders, in most cases set at a right angle to each other but sometimes at a narrower angle, with all eight pistons driving a common crankshaft. [ in under 4.5 seconds. During the race the engine will turn over about 1000 times and may then have to be rebuilt.

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External links

* [http://craig.backfire.ca/pages/autos/v8-engines V8 Engines] - The characteristics of V8 engines
* [http://www.aussiev8.com.au/encyclopedia.php?do=terms&ltr=A V8 Encyclopedia]
* [http://www.thegriffithpages.com TVR Griffith V8]
* [http://ford400.100webcustomers.com/v8main.html Ford V8 Pages]


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